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Featured Family – Jill & Eddie Champagne

Jill and Eddie Champagne of Gulfport, Mississippi first started their cancer journey in 2012 when Jill was diagnosed with breast cancer. After Jill’s initial diagnosis, the Champagne’s decided to travel to Houston for a second opinion and her treatment. While in Houston, they found shelter at the St. Dominic Archdiocese of Houston and were blessed […]

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A Conversation With… Tracey Reeves

  We are excited to share our latest newsletter feature called, “A Conversation With…”, a monthly discussion with one of the many people who are on the front lines and who contribute to Halo House’s success in some fashion. We hope you enjoy this first installment of A Conversation With… Tracey Reeves, MSW, LCSW. Tracey […]

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Featured Family – Candyce & Jerry Hinkle

  Meet Jerry and Candyce Hinkle from Little Rock, Arkansas. Jerry and Candyce started their cancer journey in September of 2018 when Jerry was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Jerry began receiving treatment at the University of Arkansas Medical Center and went into remission just in time for his stem […]

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Quilt Guild of Greater Houston Helps Halo House!

When a new family moves into Halo House, they are gifted with a stunning, high quality, handmade quilt from The Quilt Guild of Greater Houston (QGGH), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the art of quilting. QGGH is a group of quilters and quilt lovers who meet to share the love of this art form. […]

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Featured Family – Leonor & Humberto De Los Santos

    This month, we want to highlight a very special family at Halo House. Leonor and Humberto De Los Santos just celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary and although they couldn’t celebrate with all their friends and family due to COVID-19, their children held a one-of-a-kind celebration in their home. Leonor requested THREE kinds of cake, which their kids were […]

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Featured Family – Sharla & Dallas Taylor

  Sharla and Dallas Taylor are probably the most happy and positive people you will ever meet – every time they were seen around and about at Halo House, they both had the biggest smiles on their faces!  Dallas, a FedEx driver from Mobile, Alabama for over 26 years and Sharla a real estate agent are so bubbly that it is not […]

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Halo House Hero – Bill Kersten

  Bill is our Halo House Hero for July.  Bill first learned about Halo House while he was volunteering at MD Anderson on the inpatient stem cell transplantation floor and talking to a stem cell patient who told him his wife was back at Halo House taking a nap.  Intrigued and curious to know what Halo House was, Bill […]

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Featured Family – Amy & Joe Pagano

  Former residents, Joe and Amy Pagano are very grateful for their time at Halo House.  In 2015, Amy, a radiation therapist, returned home from a weekend getaway and noticed that her physician husband, Joe, had a swollen lymph node on his neck.  Shortly thereafter, Joe received a diagnosis of cancer but felt that they should get a second opinion from the best cancer hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Nathan […]

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